The Sound of the Crowd

The Other Shoe

As you’ll have heard by now, Bush is officially backing a gay marriage ban. So far, we have thoughts from a couple of our favorite bloggers around here, Mark Evanier & Josh Marshall.

Favorite ‘graph, from Marshall:

“The support among conservatives has taken some real hits. The White House has decided that the long-predicted rising economy won’t float them through this election. The situation in Iraq looks wobbly and likely to get worse before it gets better. So deprived of the ability to run on his record he’s decided to save his political hide by trying to tear the country apart over a charged and divisive social issue which is being hashed out through the political process in the states.

It’s his dad and the flag burning amendment all over again.”


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